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Access Lab

National Network: 
Latvia
Address: 
Anniņmuižas 38/4 - 104 D
Rīga LV-1067
Latvia
Telephone: 
22131992
Telephone (other): 
27898818
E-Mail (2): 
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2013
General Information: 

We seek solutions to remove barriers to education, participation and greater autonomy for young people around the world. Our activities include capacity building for NGOs seeking to improve access to education and civic participation for school-age youth.
 

Mission and Objectives: 

Mission
Our mission is to promote access to education, inclusion and participation for marginalised and at-risk groups (including women, children and migrants).
Description
Access Lab is a non-governmental organisation with expertise in education and training. We explore causes of low access to school education in different countries of the world and communicate these stories. We also help local leaders (municipalities and NGOs) to find solutions to remove barriers to education, participation and greater autonomy for young people.

Access Lab provides training and capacity building and partners local organisations for projects aiming to improve access.

Main Projects / Activities: 

- Teacher policies in Central and Eastern Europe, Western Balkans, South Caucasus, Central Asia (main partner Network of Education Policy Centres) (2013) 

- Capacity building for civil society actors in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (2014)

- Development of Teacher training course "Being Different, Being Human" (2014) for NEPC summer school "Education and Social Justice"

 

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

By contributing project ideas and activities on issues of cooperation, diversity and citizenship education. 

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

To have access to a  network of civil society actors engaging in cooperation with Mediterranean countries and to find partners for projects in Mediterranean countries.